The Christian life requires balance. Truth and love are two
sides of the same coin. We must have both in our lives for proper balance. In
Revelation 2, Jesus commended the church at Ephesus for their hard work in keeping
out false teachers, but he rebuked them for having lost their first love.
They were so busy fighting the good fight they forgot what
they were fighting for. We are
called to earnestly contend for faith, but we don't have to be contentious.
for that which is evil means nothing if you don’t love that which is
A church that has forgotten how to love is like a lighthouse
that has become a slaughterhouse.
If we are to truly please Jesus, we need balance. Not only
should we stand for truth, we should live by love. Listen to our latest sermon
to consider the biblical balance of truth and love.